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A famous, photogenic rock formation in the Galapagos has collapsed

Summary List PlacementDarwin's Arch, the famed rock formation in the Galápagos Islands, collapsed Monday due to natural erosion, officials in Ecuador announced.  Informamos que hoy 17 de mayo, se reportó el colapso del Arco de Darwin, el atractivo puente natural ubicado a menos de un kilómetro de la isla principal Darwin, la más norte del archipiélago de #Galápagos. Este suceso sería consecuencia de la erosión natural. 📷Héctor Barrera pic.twitter.com/lBZJWNbgHg — Ministerio del Ambiente y Agua de Ecuador (@Ambiente_Ec) May 17, 2021 The arch was located just one mile off from Darwin Island, the uninhabited piece of land...

Darwin's Arch

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Darwin’s Arch, the famed rock formation in the Galápagos Islands, collapsed Monday due to natural erosion, officials in Ecuador announced. 

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The arch was located just one mile off from Darwin Island, the uninhabited piece of land named after Charles Darwin, The New York Times reported. The area is popular among divers, the report said.

According to the Times, scientists with the United Nations have previously warned the Galápagos Islands are some of the most vulnerable places on the planet to climate change.

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